Supporting a brand is difficult. Despite low margins, the OEM/ODM model brings in steady business. Factories of Hon Hai Precision (also known as Foxconn) and other major Taiwanese contract manufacturers are currently running at full capacity churning out the iPhone 8 and other new models launched by Apple. Economists regularly disparage Taiwan’s continued heavy reliance…

Apple Partnering with Taiwan Firm for VR Apple is partnering with Taiwan’s HTC as part of its virtual reality development. At a major tech conference San Jose, California, Apple used the HTC Vive – the first VR headset launched by the Taiwanese firm – as part of a showcase of its virtual reality efforts, Central…